Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories by Tammi Hartung,Panayoti Kelaidis

By Tammi Hartung,Panayoti Kelaidis

2016 Silver Nautilus publication Award Winner

background, literature, and botany meet during this captivating travel of the way people have trusted vegetation to nourish, guard, heal, dress, or even entertain us. were you aware that in international struggle II, the USA army paid little ones to assemble milkweed’s fluffy white floss, which used to be then used as filling for all times preservers? and local americans within the deserts of the Southwest regularly crafted tattoo needles from prickly pear cactus spines. those are only of the handfuls of tidbits that Tammi Hartung highlights within the stories of 43 native North American plant life, herbs, and bushes that experience rescued and overjoyed us for centuries.

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